Black crickets or field crickets are one of the most popular feeder foods for our exotic pets. These insects are available in 6 different sizes, please see our chart for more detailed information.
|Pre-pack||Approx Size||Approx Contents|
|Micro (Size 1)||1-3mm||500|
|Small (Size 2)||4-6mm||225-250|
|Small/Medium (Size 3)||6-10mm||125-150|
|Medium (Size 4)||9-14mm||80-90|
|Large (Size 5)||15-20mm||60-70|
|Adult (Size 6)||25-30mm||30-35|
Black Crickets are a day active insect that resists drowning in water dishes. It will bask in a hot spot and therefore show itself to potential predators. Hot and cold tolerant, this cricket suits a whole range of species.
We recommend feeding ProRep Bug Grub to your Black Crickets, this product is high in calcium and protein and designed for the maintenance of all livefood insects. Using this product correctly will ensure your insects are fully gutloaded before feeding to your animals. ProRep Bug Gel can be used as a water source for all feeder insects without the risk of them drowning.
When buying your insects in larger quanities we advise purchasing a ProRep Livefood Care Kit for easier insect storage and maintenance.